Wednesday, January 14, 1998

Primetime Live, an ABC network news program, recently aired a startling segment concerning ultrasound. What they discovered are the mistakes made by sonographers and inexperienced or undertrained physicians who perform and/or interpret ultrasound examinations .

Primetime exposed that many ultrasound techs and physicians are only trained for several hours before they receive "certification" and begin seeing patients.

Transcripts and copies of the show can be obtained either by contacting Primetime Live or its transcription service.


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